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Md. AG, 27 others ask major retailers to stop selling tobacco products

Twenty-eight state attorneys general, including Maryland's Doug Gansler, have signed letters to major retailers asking them to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 05:59am EDT

Tags: Mark Herring, Doug Gansler,

Study: Millions of lives saved from anti-tobacco campaigns, laws

A new study finds that since a landmark Surgeon General's report on smoking was released in 1964, more than eight million lives have been saved through anti-tobacco efforts from cigarette taxes to programs to help Americans kick the habit.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 06:15pm EST

Tags: smoking, cancer, tobacco taxes, tobacco settlement, National Cancer Institute

Proposed bill bans sale of tobacco products to individuals under 21 in D.C.

If D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie has his way, individuals under the age of 21 will not be able to buy or possess cigarettes and other tobacco products in the District.

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 03:18pm EST

Tags: dick uliano, DC Council

For some, tobacco remains way of life in southern Maryland

Along a busy road in Calvert County, Md., a crop is being harvested this week that may surprise some: Tobacco.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 05:06am EDT

Tags: owings, farming, high hopes, michelle basch

Va. tobacco farmers turn to chickpeas, hummus to restore revenue

Smoking is out, but hummus is in. It's a healthy problem to have, but what does that mean for Virginia's tobacco farmers?

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 08:31am EDT

Tags: chickpea, hummus, Virginia, agriculture, Natalie Tomlin, Dr. Harbans Bhardwaj, William Crutchfield, James Brown, Sabra, food, farming

Va. entrepreneur caught in growing political drama

When Jonnie R. Williams believed he had discovered a way to make tobacco less harmful, the Virginia car salesman-turned-entrepreneur tried to sell his method to anyone who would listen.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 02:41pm EDT

Tags: Star Scientific, Jonnie R. Williams, Bob McDonnell, Ken Cuccinelli, political contributions, Securities and Exchange Commission,

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